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Wright

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Richard

Wright

Minutes played

45

Saves

1

Clearances

0

Interceptions

0
Last game stats
Minutes played 45
Saves 1
Clearances 0
Interceptions 0
Successful tackles 0
Passes completed 8
Personal
Position Goalkeeper
Date of birth 05 November 1977
Place of birth Ipswich
Height (ft) 6'03"
Weight (st) TBC
International caps / goals 2 / 0
2013/2014 League Cup
Appearances 1 0
Saves 1 0
Clearances 0 0
Interceptions 0 0
Yellow cards 0 0
Red cards 0 0

City on Wright:

 

Former England goalkeeper Richard Wright joined City in August 2012.

Wright, a free agent after a brief spell with Preston North End, was signed as back-up for Joe Hart and Costel Pantilimon.

Wright began his career with Ipswich Town and made more than 300 appearances for the Tractor Boys during three separate spells with the club.

After six years at Portman Road, Wright left Suffolk to join Arsenal in 2001 and won two England caps during his career, one against Malta and the other against Holland. He also collected 15 Under-21 caps during a spell when he was competing with City’s Nicky Weaver for young England international honours.

Wright left Arsenal in 2002 and joined Everton, where he remained for five years before having further spells at Ipswich (twice), Southampton, Sheffield United and Preston.

Now 34, Wright has made a total of 467 appearances to date.

Latest tweets: @wrightys1

  • Time for my annual tweet... 🎉"Happy New Year Everyone"🎉. Enjoy 2015!! 👍 (more than a month ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Congratulations to @MCWFC @klbardsley and all the girls on winning the WSL Continental Cup Final #mcfc (more than a month ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

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Instagram: @mcfcofficial

  • Twenty minutes to go at the Etihad Stadium! Come on, City! #cityvwestham #mcfc #wearecity
  • Your #mcfc line-up to face West Ham. Follow live on the Match Day Centre on #mcfc.co.uk
  • All present and correct at the Etihad as we count down to kick-off. #cityvwestham #mcfc #wearecity
  • We fight to the end #together
  • Join us in wishing Joe Hart a very happy 28th birthday today! #mcfc #wearecity
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 374: Silva-tongued Spaniard
  • THE LAST TIME: A 2-0 win against West Ham
secured the @premierleague title.

What will the score be tomorrow? #cityvwestham #mcfc
  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 373: Gain a foothold
  • It's @aguerosergiokun16 in the middle  as the lads prepare for the visit of West Ham. #cityvwestham #mcfc #wearecity
  • On this day in 1995, a drama-packed game as #mcfc beat champions-elect Blackburn Rovers 3-2 at Ewood Park. #wearecity
  • “Obviously the only way we can change things is by starting to win football matches again." Read Milner's #cityvwestham preview on #mcfc.co.uk now.
  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 372: Blue brothers
  • We are officially 121 years old today! #mcfc #wearecity
  • #TBT: Rolando Bianchi leads the goal celebrations against West Ham for City's 2007 team. #mcfc #wearecity
  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 371: Balkan missile
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 370: I see you...
  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 369: Keep the faith.
  • Pick yourself up after the derby disappointment by celebrating @aguerosergiokun16's 100 City goals now on #mcfc.co.uk #aguero100
  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 368: Derby despair
  • @aguerosergiokun16 scores his 99th and 100th City goals but it's in vain as United win the 169th Manchester derby. #unitedvcity #mcfc
  • #mcfc trail United at the break 2-1 at Old Trafford despite taking an early lead courtesy of @aguerosergiokun16 #unitedvcity
  • Confirmed #mcfc team to take on United. Follow MCFC.co.uk for live coverage from Old Trafford. #unitedvcity
  • Ready for the derby? We're live from Old Trafford on the Match Day Centre on #mcfc.co.uk now! Come on City!
  • It's derby day! Tag your matchday photos wherever you are in the world using #wearecity!
  • “We will go into this game the way we always do and go for the win from the first minute – we have lost our last three games away after playing really well on the road this season so this would be the perfect time to get back to winning ways.” #unitedvcity #mcfc #wearecity
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 367: Keepy uppys
  • Four goals and two assists in just 128 minutes at Old Trafford - why United should fear @ed_dzeko. Read more on #mcfc.co.uk
  • Last time at Old Trafford it was a #ManchesterDerby to savour for #mcfc.
 What happens tomorrow? #unitedvcity
  • Preparations for #unitedvcity heated up in the East Manchester sunshine this afternoon... #mcfc #wearecity
  • Fans turned out in numbers this afternoon to meet Frank Lampard who was signing copies of his book 'Frankie's Magic Football" at the CityStore #mcfc #wearecity
  • REGRAM @vincentkompany

29 and still struggling with the facial hair.. Thanks for all the kind messages. Love you all. Means a lot. #BDay
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 366: At full stretch
  • Join us in wishing @VincentKompany a very happy 29th birthday today! #mcfc #wearecity

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